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An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study

Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Allin, L. J., Ellis, J. G., & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2013)
An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study. BMJ Open, 3(8), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002849
ABSTRACT Objectives: Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are widely commissioned in the UK but there is little evidence of their association with physical activity levels. We s...

Exercise on referral: evidence and complexity at the nexus of public health and sport policy

Journal Article
Oliver, E. J., Hanson, C. L., Lindsey, I. A., & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2016)
Exercise on referral: evidence and complexity at the nexus of public health and sport policy. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 8(4), 731-736. https://doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2016.1182048
Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence for increasing physical activity in inactive patients with long-term health...

The tension between person centred and task focused care in an acute surgical setting: A critical ethnography

Journal Article
Sharp, S., Mcallister, M., & Broadbent, M. (2017)
The tension between person centred and task focused care in an acute surgical setting: A critical ethnography. Collegian, 25(1), 11-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2017.02.002
Problem: Person centred care is a key indicator of quality care and a policy direction in many hospitals yet some patients experience care that falls short of this standard. B...

Critical discursive psychology as methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups

Presentation / Conference
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., & Todorova, I. (2016, August)
Critical discursive psychology as methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology
Background: Public vaccinations rely on individual acceptance and uptake. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine was introduced internationally to protect against common stra...

Young men with intellectual disabilities, the HPV vaccine, and constructions of sexual health risk

Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E., Gray Brunton, C., Whittaker, A., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Harding, S., …Willis, D. (2016, August)
Young men with intellectual disabilities, the HPV vaccine, and constructions of sexual health risk. Paper presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychology Society Division of Health Psychology
Background: The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine was introduced internationally in order to provide a vaccine against common strands of the HPV virus which is implicated in...

Self-management Following a Cardiac Event in People of Chinese Ethnicity Living in Western Countries: A Scoping Review

Journal Article
Zhang, L., Gallagher, R., Ding, D., & Neubeck, L. (2017)
Self-management Following a Cardiac Event in People of Chinese Ethnicity Living in Western Countries: A Scoping Review. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-017-0584-6
Health outcomes and impact of cardiovascular disease vary between populations, where ethnic minorities and immigrant groups are more likely to be disadvantaged. Compared with ...

To screen or not to screen? Examining the arguments against screening for atrial fibrillation.

Journal Article
Neubeck, L., Orchard, J., Lowres, N., & Freedman, S. B. (2017)
To screen or not to screen? Examining the arguments against screening for atrial fibrillation. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(9), 880-886. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2017.05.118
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 4 of developing AF over the age of 40 years. Around 40% of patients are asymptomat...

Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial

Journal Article
Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Harvie, M. N., Campbell, A., Howell, A., …Harvey, M. (2018)
Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(1), 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735416687850
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...

The feasibility and acceptability of trial procedures for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a structured physical activity intervention for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer: findings from a pilot trial of cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care (no rehabilitation) with an embedded qualitative study.

Journal Article
Hubbard, G., O’Carroll, R., Munro, J., Mutrie, N., Haw, S., Mason, H., & Treweek, S. (2016)
The feasibility and acceptability of trial procedures for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a structured physical activity intervention for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer: findings from a pilot trial of cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care (no rehabilitation) with an embedded qualitative study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0090-y
Background: Pilot and feasibility work is conducted to evaluate the operational feasibility and acceptability of the intervention itself and the feasibility and acceptability ...

Framing the experiences of BME social work students within a narrative of Educating for a Culturally Diverse Workforce

Journal Article
Hillen, P., & Levy, S. (2015)
Framing the experiences of BME social work students within a narrative of Educating for a Culturally Diverse Workforce. Social Work Education, 34(7), 785-798. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.1077215
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has noted that a higher percentage of black and minority ethnic (BME) students fail or take longer to complete their social work de...

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Young males' constructions of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine

2014 - 2015
The proposed research aims to provide greater understanding about how international vaccine policies are experienced by men in the US, UK and Spain. The research fits with recently completed published...
Funder: British Council | Value: £2,921

CSO - Effects of Scottish Gov. changes in Alcohol policy…..

2015 - 2016
To record beverage choice, place of purchase and price paid by ill drinkers attending the alcohol problems services in Edinburgh and Glasgow over a 3 year period in order to monitor any impact of the ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,578

Cross cultural end-of-life clincial decision making

2014 - 2019
A comparison of views and experiences of physicians in the referrals of end-stage organ failure patients for palliative care between HK and Scotland, UK
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £30,000

Development of an alternative eye-dropper

2015 - 2016
Many people need to instil eye drops to treat conditions such as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Glaucoma (30% of the population have DES and 70 million people worldwide have glaucoma). DES is relieved wit...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £76,718

Analysis Database - Lundbeck

2015 - 2016
Research study entitled ' Evolution of drinking patterns 2-3 years in ill, heavy drinkers, with or without treatment'.
Funder: Lundbeck | Value: £13,000

Analysis of mortality data from dependent drinking cohort

2015 - 2015
To investigate predictors of death, and predictors of mode of death, related to drinking. Examining patterns of drinking, preferred beverage, other drug use, smoking, associated social problems and pl...
Funder: Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems | Value: £2,649

Beverage purchasing & Pricing - ARUK

2015 - 2016
To record beverage choice, place of purchase and price paid by ill drinkers seen at alcohol problems services in Edinburgh and Glasgow Hospital (general and psychiatric) over a three year period in or...
Funder: Alcohol Research UK | Value: £7,301

Low uptake of physical activity programmes by men; why don’t they go?

2016 - 2021
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £190,986

A process evaluation of the implementation of ASSIST Scotland

2016 - 2017
This proposed process evaluation will evaluate the implementation of ASSIST. It will be conducted over two and a half years and employ qualitative methods (in-depth interviews, paired interviews, mini...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £1,515

Patient Centred Assessment Method (PCAM): improving nurse led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long term conditions and co-morbid mental health needs

2016 - 2016
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term ...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £2,809

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Recontextualising the lived experience of hepatitis C and its treatment

2014 - 2017
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Dr David Whiteley | Director of Studies: Dr Anne Whittaker | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

Investigation of Maintaining Nasogastric Feeding for Stroke Patients: A Mixed Methods Design

2004 - 2009
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
Dr Catherine Mahoney | Director of Studies: Dr Maureen Macmillan | Second Supervisor: Beth Alder

Do Partnerships Work? Assessing partnership working in a National Demonstration Project aimed at improving the sexual health of young people.

2006 - 2010
Dr Janette Pow | Director of Studies: Lawrence Elliott | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Life interrupted: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of young people and their family/significant other living with malignant melanoma

2015 - 2020
Wendy McInally | Director of Studies: Dr Richard Kyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

Scoping views on a research project exploring attitudes, acceptance, and construction of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among Scottish men

2017 - date
Mr Lewis Clarke | Director of Studies: Dr Carol Gray Brunton | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Claire Kydonaki

One year caring: A longitudinal, narrative study on men’s perspectives of caring for a female partner with cancer

2015 - date
Jenny Young | Director of Studies: Prof Austyn Snowden | Second Supervisor: Prof Graeme Smith

Economic appraisal and risk analysis of construction automation

1998 - 2003
Dr Mark Taylor | Director of Studies: Prof Ian Smith

The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms within the Lung

2001 - 2005
Prof Peter Barlow | Director of Studies: Vicki Stone

The Toxicological Effects of PM10 Components On Lung Cells

2001 - 2004
Prof Gary Hutchison

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